Being homeschooled was the best opportunity I have ever been graced to have experienced. When I was homeschooled, I had more time and opportunities than most kids to become dedicated and involved in a wide range of activities; gymnastics, girl scouts, cheerleading, soccer, softball, church, swim team, and competitive dance. These opportunities taught me many things about people, how to get along with them, work with them, befriend them, help them, and understand them. I was encouraged to converse with adults and to get along with other children of all ages and this led me to meet and learn about many different types of people. These opportunities taught me to have an open mind to new ideas and cultures from an early age, which is vital to any relationship or learning experience.
Not only did homeschooling provide me with more time to experience a wider range of activities that opened many doors for me, but it has also provided me with a strong sense of self and confidence in my beliefs. I had the security of my family around me 24-7 to support and help mold me into the person I am today, without the influence of peer pressure to divert me. The morals and lessons my family instilled in me have made me confident and able to stand up for my beliefs. Anytime I had a problem my family was there for me, with just the right advice on how to handle the situation. My family has taught me to have... [continues]
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